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by Tim1
Mon Jun 29, 2015 7:22 am
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: BPNZ User Youtube Thread!
Replies: 160
Views: 60495

Re: BPNZ User Youtube Thread!

+100. That is one hot band, great energy manofthematch.
by Tim1
Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:53 am
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: What's hot on Trademe right now!
Replies: 978
Views: 295021

Re: What's hot on Trademe right now!

I see Dennis (Denche) has withdrawn his strat. Hardly surprising but it has been an interesting read. He certainly should have revealed the headstock repair/replacement. Not a fan of the refin on his Jazz. Although to be fair as I said earlier I was very happy with the 68 Tele bass I bought from him...
by Tim1
Sat Jun 13, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: What's hot on Trademe right now!
Replies: 978
Views: 295021

Re: What's hot on Trademe right now!

Denche is sure taking a hammering in his strat auction. The Qs and As are compulsory reading and getting better all the time.
by Tim1
Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:16 am
Forum: Amps & Speaker
Topic: Mini rig of doom!
Replies: 27
Views: 12193

Re: Mini rig of doom!

That should be very interesting, Marty. I will be keen to hear that. I have been looking into bringing in one of the Barefaced cabs from England which are similarly boutique and an easy import. Their site even specifically deals with export costs to NZ. Have you had a look at it?
by Tim1
Thu Jun 11, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: What's hot on Trademe right now!
Replies: 978
Views: 295021

Re: What's hot on Trademe right now!

Is it? Where? One of those basses I wish I hadn't sold, quite a unique tone. EDIT: Oh, you mean my old 68Jazz, not the 68 tele bass. Yes, that was mine. Hope he gets a good price for it, I think I got about $2750 in the auction but hey that's what the market decided it was worth. I was happy enough ...
by Tim1
Thu Jun 11, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?
Replies: 13
Views: 8115

Re: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?

I think it is clear, Marty. Either way it won't matter for the purpose I am using it. By the way, I now have a pickup winder available if anyone in the Bay wants to use it.
by Tim1
Wed Jun 10, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?
Replies: 13
Views: 8115

Re: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?

I ended up getting some from Timberley Wood Turning, thanks very much Bronze. They were very helpful and it should be here by the weekend. Despite Joppo messaging very kindly messaging me all the details the local paint shop girls still looked pretty blank so Timberley seemed the way to go.
by Tim1
Wed Jun 10, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: What's hot on Trademe right now!
Replies: 978
Views: 295021

Re: What's hot on Trademe right now!

The Pawn Shop bass would be a gift if it had a V in front of the serial number as it is the early vintage reissue basses from this period which are quite spectacular. Otherwise it really is nothing special IMO. Re Dennis/Denche, I bought a 68 telecaster bass on TradeMe from him a few years ago. The ...
by Tim1
Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?
Replies: 13
Views: 8115

Re: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?

Thanks for all the advice, guys. Joppo, I have pm'd you my email address - I do appreciate all your effort.
The forum has been super helpful to me on this issue.
by Tim1
Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?
Replies: 13
Views: 8115

Re: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?

All good, joppo. I will be giving Timberly Woodturning a call tomorrow as they look like the best bet so far.
by Tim1
Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:10 am
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?
Replies: 13
Views: 8115

Re: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?

I think that information would be liquid gold to many of us, thanks Joppo. Not just for my pickup but for all those who occasionally want to touch up a nitro finish.
by Tim1
Mon Jun 08, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?
Replies: 13
Views: 8115

Re: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?

Thanks for that. It has also given me the idea of trying a local wood turner.
by Tim1
Sun Jun 07, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: General Bass Topics
Topic: Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?
Replies: 13
Views: 8115

Where can I buy nitrocellulose lacquer in NZ?

Somebody here might be able to help me. I have just rewound a pre-cbs jazz bass pickup and to be period correct I should pot it in nitrocellulose lacquer. Unfortunately they won't ship nitrocellulose lacquer outside the United States and I cannot find a place down here that lists it. I only need abu...
by Tim1
Thu Jun 04, 2015 4:01 pm
Forum: Amps & Speaker
Topic: Mini rig of doom!
Replies: 27
Views: 12193

Re: Mini rig of doom!

The MB Fusion is a great option too, if you want to add a bit of "tubey" goodness.
by Tim1
Tue May 19, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Setup
Topic: Tuning peg becoming too stiff to turn on a p-bass
Replies: 6
Views: 3738

Re: Tuning peg becoming too stiff to turn on a p-bass

You need to be very careful with lubricants around the neck wood, the last thing you want to do is having a light oil seep into the headstock mounting screw holes and soften the wood, as I have seen happen on a few basses treated by overly zealous owners. I would recommend removing the machinehead f...